Christian Herzog, PhD
Christian Herzog holds a PhD in media political economy and communications policy from Loughborough University, UK. From 2012 to 2016 he was a postdoctoral research associate, later fellow, at the Centre for Digital Cultures of Leuphana University Lüneburg in Germany. In spring 2015 he was a visiting scholar at the University of Westminster. Beforehand, he has served as a research assistant in the projects ‘PSB-Digital’ at Hans Bredow Institute at the University of Hamburg and ‘Marconi and Our Time’ at McGill University, Montreal.
His research interests include media policy, public service broadcasting/public service media, political economy of communication, comparative media systems, media industries and broadcasting history. His current research is concerned with the role of civil society interest groups in media governance and public service media funding.
Christian is on the editorial board of Interactions: Studies in Communication & Culture . He has authored the book Towards a Market in Broadcasting: Communications Policy in the UK and Germany (Palgrave Macmillan, 2012) and co-edits the book series ‘Media, Democracy & Political Process’ (meson press).
At the Department of Media & Communication of Erasmus University Rotterdam he contributes to the modules Academic Skills (CM1003), Introduction to Social Science Research (CM1002), Methods of Media Research (CM4100, CM4203) and Media Processes and Influences (CM1012).